Yacht Racing March 17th 2007 Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
This last week I went Yacht Racing and what a thrill that was. I am a huge nerd and happened to stumble upon a website that offered free racing if you wanted to go. 3 of us booked a hostel, hopped on the train, and went to cape town to try our hand at Yachting. None of us had ever done this and were very unsure what to expect. We got to the Royal Cape Yacht Club an ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more